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English definition of “adult”

adult

adjective     /ˈæd.ʌlt/ /əˈdʌlt/
A2 grown to full size and strength: an adult male/elephant She spent most of her adult life in prison.Physically and mentally mature and immature typical of or suitable for adults: Let's try to be adult about this.Physically and mentally mature and immature Adult films, magazines, and books show naked people and sexual acts and are not for children.Sexual devices and the sex industry
(Definition of adult adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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